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Cancer, Transplant Patients Rail at Drug Shortages in Venezuela

Venezuelans with chronic medical conditions such as breast cancer and hemophilia protested in Caracas on Thursday, the latest demonstration to demand urgent medicines in a country whose health care system is beset with shortages. About 13,000 people with chronic issues are at risk of severe harm if they do not take medicines such as those used in chemotherapy or to prevent rejection of organ transplants, said organizer CodeVida, a nonprofit umbrella health group. A combination of...

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